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Sep 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in a google plus hangout with campaign offices in nevada, wisconsin, virginia and florida. these swing states are a major focus for both campaigns. today the president was in florida for a rally where he promised to protect the middle class while slashing the deficit by trillions of dollars. meantime, republican presidential nominee mitt romney campaigned in virginia, talking to the crowd about high unemployment numbers and what he calls president obama's unkept promises. from the bay area, paul ryan headed to fresno for a dirn fund-raising and off to a remote part of oregon where he will begin preparing for his debate with vice president joe biden, a little more than a month away. >>> 19 museum workers were arrested after barricading themselves inside the deyoung museum in golden gate park last night. they had been in a labor dispute with management for over a year. the protest happened during the popular friday nights at the deyoung museum event at about 7:00 last night. police say the workers were cited for trespassing. more than 100 workers at the museum have not been able to
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >>> a key battleground state, virginia. the gop nominee mitt romney trailing president obama by 3% to 7%. another pivotal state, iowa is drawing attention today. because it is the first of the so-called battleground states to begin early voting. strategists and researchers project that more than one in three voters will cast their ballots before election day. and iowa officials say that the requests are already up 30%. over 2008. >> and it gets really interesting now. the first debate between the two is next wednesday evening. >> for some insight into the stakes, let's bring in nbc bay area political analyst. and both the candidates have been downplaying how they'll do in these debates but how much is riding on these. >> gosh, about everything. with less than six weeks to go, upwards of 60 million people will be watching. and for the 7% undecided voters and maybe 10% who would consider their minds one way or the other. the debates in all likelihood will make the difference. the debates sure matter in 2008. going in, obama and republican challenger john mccain were neck in neck. po
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
either way. nevada, colorado, new mexico, iowa, ohio, virginia, north carolina and florida. watch those states, and you're finding out about the election. >> okay. so what's the key going forward for both men? ? >> okay. three factors are going to really tell the story. first, the kinds of messages each candidate gives, okay? such as obama saying he needs to finish this job, period. romney saying that obama should be replaced for not doing the job. whose messages will resonate more with the voteers? second, the impact of minor parties. libertarians, some people haven't even heard of this guy, libertarian gary johnson, he's running in all 50 states. some minor party candidates are running only in a few states. there's a character named virgil good on the constitution party in virginia, and you know what? romney could be hurt. he could be hurt there and could be hurt other places where there are conservative candidates. you know what, here's where we get back to the enthusiasm factor. the enthusiasm breeds volunteering. volunteering breeds turnout. boom, boom, boom. something that the oba
Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
firefighters put out a gas station fire in martinez. at virginia hills safeway. the helicopter pulls out there. the fire is out. three cars caught fire as well. as two gas pumps. thankfully the fire is out. thankfully no one was injureden the fire. once again, martinez. >>> still ahead at 6:00, the warning on the peninsula for women about an attacker. why police are concerned he is getting bolder with his moves. >> the elimination of the truancy abatement program in san jose. what kind of impact is it having? we'll take a look coming up. >> how does the bay area rank? the richest americans living in our backyard. >> and good evening, i'm jeff ranieri, nbc bay area weather center. third day in a row now with fall temperatures here across the bay area. just 75 in livermore. nice and cool for you this time of year. south san jose, 76. headed to the giants game, comcast sports net as well. it will know doubt be a cold one. bring a jacket. back with more in just a few minutes. >>> that means be thinning past monday there are no officers assigned to look for kids skipping class. let's brin
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